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Plate of salmon topped with mango salsa.

Salmon with Spicy Mango Salsa

A spicy, fruity salsa tops simple seared salmon in this easy recipe that is ready in about 20 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 354kcal


  • Microplane Zester
  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Citrus Press


  • 2 mangoes peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice fresh
  • 2 serrano chilies finely diced (seeded or not)
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 salmon filets about 6 ounces each


  • Combine the mango, cilantro, red onions, garlic, lime juice, peppers, and lime zest in a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper and place in the skillet flesh side down. Cook without disturbing for 3 minutes.
  • Turn the salmon and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until done to your liking.
  • Serve the salmon with the salsa.



If you don't like raw onions - these Quick Pickled Red Onions are perfect. 


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 1119mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1537IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg